BIM Documentation – tips and tricks for displaying building information with Vectorworks.

A Vectorworks Users Group

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Free and open to all, no rsvp necessary.

The focus of this meeting will be on the display of information contained in the data attached to objects in a BIM model — in plug-in objects such as space objects, walls, doors, windows, and in symbols from the resources that ship with Vectorworks, as well as data defined by the users of the software.  We will explore and discuss the tools available for displaying information attached to drawing symbols in a BIM file on plans and in schedules, and techniques to present it.

As well, we will take time to field questions and to discuss issues that may be bothersome, or of interest to the group.

About the presenters:

Peter Thayer – Architect, OAG Architects Inc. Peter has been using Vectorworks/MiniCAD software for over 15 years, providing residential architectural services with his firm in Benicia.

Paul Majka – Principal, Paul Majka Architect Inc. Paul is a seasoned professional in Architecture with about ten years of experience with   Vectorworks, and is currently running an architectural practice in San Francisco.

Learning Objectives:

By attending, participants will…

1.             Learn what information is attached to plug-in objects and symbols that ship with Vectorworks &where to find it.
2.             Learn how to attach information to objects in a project file.
3.             Learn how to access and display BIM information in building project documents.
4.             Understand how to use worksheets to create schedules and lists of information.

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